NJ.com: Corrections officer robbed of service weapon in Newark

Corrections officer robbed of service weapon in Newark

Four men armed with handguns robbed a corrections officer, taking the officer’s service weapon, in Newark just before midnight Tuesday, city police said.

The officer, whose name and gender were withheld, escaped injury, Detective Todd McClendon said. The thieves remained at large early this morning.

A broadcast report gave the robbery location as South Orange Avenue near Grove Street, but McClendon did not confirm that information.

Author: Ken Walker

Husband, Father, Newarker, PCA Elder, Business Analyst. In a glass case of emotion since 1978.

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